Re-grassing of Moshood Abiola Training Pitch: Eight Weeks Delivery Date Sacrosanct – Afrikings


The Chairman of AfriKings Homes Ltd, a private company that adopted Moshood Abiola Stadium practice pitch 1, Kingsley Awodi, has expressed that the work is in progress and reiterated that the delivery date will not exceed week 8 as promised.

It will be recalled that in March, 2023 the private company took charge of re-grassing of the training pitch as part of contribution to the growth and development of the sports in Nigeria.

Afrikings Homes adoption involves re-grassing of the pitch by planting nursery seeds and maintenance of the pitch for two years is indeed in progress as the pitch is close to its first trimming.

Addressing journalists on Wednesday in Abuja Mr Awodi said the work is in progress and the company will not fail to deliver at the given period.

According to him, “the fixing of the pitch is in progress and as we said in 6 to 8 weeks we are going to achieve our aim if handing over because we are close to the first trimming this weekend.

When asked why he is investing so much on sports? He replied: “This thing we are doing is just to instigate other corporate bodies to come in also to look at the good work Minister of Sports Sunday Dare is doing and key into it that is what we are after.

“I am doing this because I have love for sports and I am not doing it for any gain or any benefit attached to it, it’s just the passion and I believe by doing so others will also be motivated to come and join us to make Nigeria a better place for Nigerian youth to train.”